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International Human Relations

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199262014
eISBN:
9780191601033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262012.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the mode of reasoning used throughout the book: that international relations is entirely a sphere of human relations. It contrasts humanist conception with a positivist social ... More


Security in a Pluralist World

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199262014
eISBN:
9780191601033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262012.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines security in international human relations. It argues that the present day world of security is made up of different normative spheres. It remains a pluralist world for all ... More


Conclusions

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

in Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

It is recalled that serious doubts can be raised concerning the status of theories such as those pertaining to the rights of future generations, or the constraints imposed on us by theories of ... More


Reenchantment

Wesley A. Kort

in C.S. Lewis Then and Now

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143423
eISBN:
9780199834389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143426.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Disenchantment is a condition resulting from the unwarranted elevation of scientific and rational strategies of analysis to the level of determining the general position of people in the world. This ... More


Memories of Music, Memories through Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the types and functions of Sibe music. It provides biographical sketches of village musicians including Ga'altu of the Anjia clan, Guo Rongxing, and a certain Shoulintai. The ... More


Society of Others: Kinship and Mourning in a West Papuan Place

Rupert Stasch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256859
eISBN:
9780520943322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256859.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This study upsets the popular assumption that human relations in small-scale societies are based on shared experience. In a theoretically innovative account of the lives of the Korowai of West Papua, ... More


Animal Relatives, Difficult Relations

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

in Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620234
eISBN:
9780748671670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers two sets of difficulties involving humans' relations to animals: first, those arising chronically from our complex and ambivalent psychological relations to the animals we ... More


Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620234
eISBN:
9780748671670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book contextualizes, explains and defends the radically new ways of understanding science, truth and knowledge associated with constructivist epistemology and contemporary science studies and ... More


The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Consent is a basic component of the ethics of human relations, making permissible a wide range of conduct that would otherwise be wrongful. Consent marks the difference between slavery and ... More


Reconceiving “Relation”

Daniel K. Finn

in The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life: An Extension and Critique of Caritas in Veritate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858354
eISBN:
9780199949472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because of the relational character of our Trinitarian God, Christians are continually challenged to conceive better of and embody more thoroughly the relatedness of persons that God’s call has ... More


‘Working the ground’

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter One focuses on human-environment relations and opens with a description of what it means to ‘work the ground’ when fishing off the coast of Scotland. Through detailed ethnography and James ... More


The Nature of Consent *

John Kleinig

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a general overview of the concept and the way in which consent functions. It considers the grammar of consent, the ontology of consent, means of signifying consent, and the ... More


Introduction

A. Whitney Sanford

in Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter introduces the urgency for new food stories and explains the scope and plan of the book. The chapters in this book examine the narrative dimensions of human relations with the earth.


A. E. Housman’s Rejected Addresses: Chatterton Lecture on Poetry

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses some of the different ways in which a tussle between reticence and release is played out in A. E. Housman's verse. It can be found in allusions that turn individual lines into ... More


Race and the L.A. Human: Race Relations and Violence in Globalized Los Angeles

Ofelia Ortiz Cuevas

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores issues of criminality, race relations, and racial violence in Los Angeles and situates race relations and human relations in the institutions that produce them as part of ... More


Scenes of Philosophy

in The Scenic Imagination: Originary Thinking from Hobbes to the Present Day

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757003
eISBN:
9780804779586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757003.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) is the first philosopher to address the historical evolution of both institutions and concepts. He substitutes a historically conceived minimal human ... More


Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Penny McCall Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

How do fishers extend their bodies and senses to work beneath the surface of the sea in places they cannot see, have never been, and could not survive in? And at what risk? This book explores how ... More


Introduction: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland, 1890–1914

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The market is a model of human relations. The price of commodities is an indicator of their relative worth. The ‘factors of production’, including human labour, receive their economic value in the ... More


Ideas of Species and Personhood

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the issue of human–animal relations. It describes the Yukaghir ideas about species and personhood, and states that they can be ascribed to “perspectival ontology,” whereby all ... More


Social Administration in a Changing Society1

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that the future of social administration depends, to some extent, on the future of the great experiments in social service which have been launched in Britain in recent years. To ... More


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